Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “enter”

enter

verb [I or T] (COMPETITION)    /ˈen.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
B1 to be included in a competition , race , or exam , or to arrange for someone else to do this: Both men have been entered for/in the 100 metres in Paris next month . All three companies have entered the race to develop a new system . Are you going to enter the photography competition ?Including and containingComprising and consisting ofTaking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of enter verb (COMPETITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of enter

Definitions of “enter” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

friendship

a situation in which two people are friends

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More